Montgomery GI Bill

he Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is available to those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are two main programs:

Applying for and Utilizing the Program

Students planning to utilize Montgomery GI Bill benefits should first notify the Office of Educational Financing of their decision by emailing gsveterans@columbia.edu.

  1. Complete VA Form 22-1990 and submit it to the VA Buffalo Regional Processing Office. After submitting the form, the applicant will receive written notice of eligibility from the VA.
  2. Complete the GS Veterans Request for Certification.

Buffalo Regional Processing Office
P.O. Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
Fax: (716) 857-3296